Business acts as catalyst for creative economy – 2017 CBCA Create award [VIDEO]
Get to know the Colorado companies committed to creativity
The Colorado Business Committee for the Arts honored companies and individuals for their exemplary partnerships and engagement with the arts at the 2017 Business for the Arts Awards, the 30th annual statewide luncheon March 15.
"The social and financial impact of the arts on our region is significant," says Christin Crampton Day, executive director of CBCA.
Winners and finalists acknowledged at the annual awards event were selected by a distinguished judging panel for their commitment to philanthropy and service in five separate categories:
- EY NEXT WAVE LEADERSHIP AWARD
- IMPACT AWARD
- JOHN MADDEN, JR. LEADERSHIP AWARD
- PHILANTHROPY AWARD
In the CREATE category, the three finalists included: Odell Brewing Co., Songbird Cellars and TRG Arts, headquartered in Fort Collins, Pueblo and Colorado Springs, respectively.
"Our lives, communities and businesses are richer and stronger when they're integrated with the arts, as shown by these organizations and individuals we honor here…" Crampton Day says.
Get to know the CREATE Award finalists a bit better: